Study Group in Tanzania, October 17-22, 2022

East African Study Group in Arusha near Kilimanjaro 

Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) is organizing a Study Group workshop in Arusha Tanzania in October 17-22, 2022.

The event is first of its kind in the East African region. This initiative was made possible by a grant from the Finnish Ministry of Education. The project (Working Life Interaction in Modelling and Data Science) consists of a Study Group workshop, Modelling Week for MSc students and PhD student mobility. The event is inspired by European experience. ECMI is represented with Poul G. Hjorth (DTU)  as a key resource person. The project coordinator is Dr Matti Heilio from Lappeenranta (

Partners in the project are: Lappeenranta University of Technology, Tampere University, University of Jyväskylä from Finland and University of Dar es Salaam, University of Rwanda and NM-AIST from Africa.

The Study Group problems will be from forestry, epidemiology, energy supply and water distribution networks.

A small number of external participants, covering their costs, can be accommodated in the Study Group.

Further information from the local organizer: 

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Verdiana Grace Masanja
Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology
Arusha, Tanzania
Tel: +255768347086 
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